Thiruvananthapuram: A special NIA court in Kochi sends Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, accused in gold smuggling case, to 8-day NIA custody.
Both will be taken to the NIA office for interrogation.
NIA informed in the NIA court that the accused forged seal and emblem of UAE Embassy to commit the crime and smuggled the gold for terror activities. The NIA told the court that a big conspiracy was hatched in UAE and Kerala.
The NIA informed the court that the accused smuggled gold twice in 2019, in two batches of 18 kg & 9 kg.
After taking into consideration the findings of the NIA, the court remanded them to NIA’s custody.